Canyon Road, in Santa Fe, is called by some the "top art market in the world." So what's its annual art festival like?
A group like the Oil Painters of America has a lot to offer the nation's artists and communities, so it takes its show on the road through its salons.
A group in Montrose, Colorado, is mobilizing the art community to help medically discharged veterans find a creative outlet. The organization's big strides may surprise you.
Nearly 100 artists are gathering this week at Paul Smith College, deep in the Adirondack Mountains, for a painting getaway with PleinAir magazine publisher Eric Rhoads. A couple of rooms are still available for interested artists.
Many studio painters are hesitant to paint outdoors because they fear their lack of control and comfort will lead to failure. British artist Tom Hughes writes about his initial plein air painting experiences in an article published in the digital edition of the July 2013 issue of PleinAir. We offer a summary of that article to assure others that their fears are quite normal.
PleinAir magazine recently announced its judges for upcoming installments in the 3rd Annual PleinAir Salon Competition, and the lineup includes names most everyone will recognize.
The Oil Painters of America recently announced the winners at its 22nd Annual National Juried Exhibition, and Stan Rogers won the Bronze Medal award in the Associate Signature Division and a full-page advertisement in PleinAir magazine as part of the publication's sponsorship of the award.
Calvin Liang served as judge at the 20th Annual Carmel Art Festival, which was held in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, May 6 through 19. Aimee Erickson won First Place and the People's Choice award for her painting "Down to Cannery Row."
Stephen Bach drives to the middle of downtown Winter Park, Florida, when he wants to paint his favorite spot. He sets up right along Park Avenue and waits until it gets dark. Bach paints night scenes of his hometown.
The jurors have been announced for the America's Parks II competition, which asks artists to depict America's National Parks and earn one of at least six major awards. Steve Doherty, editor of PleinAir magazine; Pam Dean Cable, executive director of the Susan K. Black Foundation; and Todd Wilkinson, managing editor of Wildlife Art Journal, will judge the entries, which are due on October 15. Early entries at a reduced cost will be accepted until August 31.